A Law Dictionary Adapted to the Constitution & Laws... 1st ed 2 vols
Bouvier, John. A Law Dictionary Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States of America, and of the Several States of the American Union; with References to the Civil and Other Systems of Foreign Law. Originally published: Philadelphia: T. & J.W. Johnson, 1839. 2 Vols. 559; 628 pp. Reprinted 1993, 2013 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9780963010674; ISBN-10: 0963010670. Hardcover. New. $165. * Reprint of the first edition of the first American law dictionary. Long recognized as a leading authority, all other American law dictionaries are inevitably compared with this one. A concise encyclopedia of Anglo-American law, its outstanding feature is its emphasis on the American elements in the law. The original volumes are quite rare.
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